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Meet the Chicago athlete headed to the World Roller Games

Meet the Chicago athlete headed to the World Roller Games

For twelve years, Dakota Prosch has spent hours on her skates each week, working with her team on speed, balance and strength. During the first week of September, this life-long… Read more »

Flight Risks Rise as Bird Strikes Increase

Flight Risks Rise as Bird Strikes Increase

advertisement Birds and other wildlife have collided with aircraft at O’Hare and Midway International Airports more than 430 times since the beginning of 2012, and reports of wildlife strikes in the Chicago area have steadily risen over the past 20 years, NBC5 Investigates has found. What’s more, it is likely that many more strikes at both airports have never been reported at all, making it unclear just how prevalent the problem of wildlife and aircraft may be.

Second Attempted Abduction Reported Near Charter School

Second Attempted Abduction Reported Near Charter School

Scott Olson/Getty Images . advertisement Someone tried luring a child into a van Friday morning near a Chicago charter school in Washington Park, marking the latest of two recent attempted abductions near the school.

Woman Sexually Assaulted at River North Store: Police

Woman Sexually Assaulted at River North Store: Police

advertisement A River North business owner was sexually assaulted Tuesday as she locked up for the night, authorities said.   Police said the 42-year-old woman was closing shop in the 20-block of East Illinois around 10:15 p.m.

Hawks Prospect Teravainen Showing Promise

Hawks Prospect Teravainen Showing Promise

advertisement Every year in late December, a group of the most talented junior hockey players in the world gather to compete in the International Ice Hockey Federation’s (IIHF) World Junior Championships. In 2014, the tournament will be held in Malmo, Sweden, and the United States’ team will be trying to defend the gold medal that they won in the 2013 edition of the tournament, held in Russia.

Plan Commission Approves Old Chicago Post Office Redevelopment

Plan Commission Approves Old Chicago Post Office Redevelopment

advertisement After nearly 17 years of vacancy of the old Chicago Main Post Office is one step closer to a massive redevelopment. Plans to renovate landmark building, including turning it into a home for high-end retail, a new hotel and a residential development, was unanimously approved by the Chicago Plan Commission Thursday.

Chicago Ranked 4th Best City In US, Canada

Chicago Ranked 4th Best City In US, Canada

Chicago is a top draw for tourists. advertisement Most tourists agree that you can’t do much better than Chicago when looking for a place to visit.

White Sox Sign 16-Year-Old Outfielder

White Sox Sign 16-Year-Old Outfielder

AP Chicago White Sox’s Alexei Ramirez, center is mobbed by his teammates after hitting the game-winning RBI single off New York Mets relief pitcher LaTroy Hawkins, during the ninth inning of an interleague baseball game Tuesday, June 25, 2013, in Chicago. The White Sox won 5-4.

Hawks’ Preseason Slate Starting to Fill In

Hawks’ Preseason Slate Starting to Fill In

Getty Images BOSTON, MA – JUNE 24: Jonathan Toews #19 of the Chicago Blackhawks drinks from the Stanley Cup in the locker room after they won 3-2 against the Boston Bruins in Game Six of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Final at TD Garden on June 24, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Dave Sanford-Pool/Getty Images) advertisement In the sports world, staying in the news for as long as possible in the off-season is the strategy du jour.

Follow the Stanley Cup in Chicago

Follow the Stanley Cup in Chicago

advertisement Want to track the Stanley Cup as it makes its way across Chicago and beyond? You’re not alone. Crowds of fans waited for hours outside Harry Caray’s in Rosemont early Tuesday morning to catch a glimpse of the coveted trophy and Blackhawks players.

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